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Re: Corona bottles @ .001 mfd
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- Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 16:32:02 -0600
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Original poster: "Mike" <mike.marcum@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Personally I'd just start with a few and keep adding bottles till the spark
hits max length. Easiest way that i know of w/o using an lcr meter.
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Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 2:01 PM
Subject: Corona bottles @ .001 mfd
Original poster: Davetracer@xxxxxxx
I am sorry to have to re-ask, I thought I saved the answer, but I
can't find it!
Right now I'm running the tinfoil-on-glass/plastic capacitors. The
coil definitely needs more capacitance. The calculators, based on the
windings and so forth, indicate the coil wants to be ringing at about 400
khz, but the 'scope indicates that the (radiated) energy is at about 750 khz.
I wanted to ask again how many Corona bottles people have used in
water-based capacitors to approach .001 mfd, which is what this coil
wants. I can tune it in from there.
p.s. No call-back from the Red Rocks people yet.